Liverpool Beatles Museum

23 Mathew Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L2 6RE

Tel: +44 (0)151 236 1337

'America' themed memorabilia at the Liverpool Beatles Museum

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£15.00 per ticket
Child (Under 16)£7.50 per ticket
Children Under 5Free
Concessions£10.00 per ticket
Family£35.00 per ticket
Parties over 10£10.00 per ticket

Children under the age of 5yrs can enter for free when accompanied by an adult.

About

The Grade 2 listed building that houses this breath-taking collection of over 1000 items is situated in the heart of Liverpool on the world-famous Mathew Street only yards away from the Cavern Club.

Visitors will be swept along on a wave of unimaginable nostalgia as they explore first hand an awe inspiring wealth of authentic items including, guitars and drums from the Hamburg days, interviews with those that took part in the journey including Sir Paul McCartney, John Lennon’s itinerary from their first American tour, the mysterious cello from “Magical Mystery Tour”, medals from the pop art masterpiece “Sgt Pepper”, the earliest ever enchanting footage of the Beatles playing live, genuine gold and platinum discs, quirky props from their films and photo shoots, personal letters and belongings, seats from Shea Stadium and Candlestick Park, spotlights and studio monitors from the iconic Abbey Road Studios and so much more.

The Liverpool Beatles Museum promises to provide an unforgettable experience that visitors will cherish and remember for years and years to come.

Where does the collection come from?

The intriguing collection belongs to Roag Best who has been hoarding Beatles memorabilia for over thirty years. Roag’s father was the late Neil Aspinall. Neil was the Beatles’ Road Manager and confidante and later became head of Apple Corps spearheading such Beatle ventures as Beatles No 1, Let It Be Naked, The Anthology and Love (Cirque du Soleil). The Beatles counted Neil as their friend and he was trusted by them implicitly. Neil was constantly surrounded by The Beatles and so, throughout his life, was Roag.

Roag’s brother is Pete Best. He was a member of The Beatles for two years from 1960-1962 and was in for the ride from the seminal Casbah Coffee Club through to Hamburg, the Cavern and ultimately Abbey Road Studios. Pete’s insights into the early years are without doubt of crucial significance to the universal legend that is The Beatles.

Roag’s mother was the pioneering Mona Best. As the founder of the Casbah Coffee Club, the first rock and roll club in Liverpool, Mona has been dubbed the “Mother of Mersey beat”. She provided The Beatles with a venue to practice and perform in that Sir Paul McCartney affectionately refers to as “our club”. She managed many of their early business affairs and amongst many other things championed their return to Hamburg after their deportation.

Set to the musical backdrop that changed the world and inspired a generation, the provenance of this fascinating collection is unparalleled globally and thanks to Roag’s rare, deep and personal connections, visitors will find themselves shoulder to shoulder with the Beatles on the journey from 1959 to 1970.

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Road Directions

Situated in the heart of the cavern Quarter in Liverpool City Centre, Mathew Street is easliy accesible from all the major roads with on and off road parking close by.

Public Transport Directions

Liverpool Lime Street 10 Minutes walk. Merseyrail Northern Line James Street Street Station 5 minutes Liverpool John Lennon International Airport 48 minutes buses 82a and 79. Cruise Teminal 10 minutes by foot.

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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
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    • Poor
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    Recent Reviews:

    • outsider N
      London
      The Main Event on Mathew St., Beatle's Fans Don't Miss It!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 26th September 2021
      So we drove up from London and went straight to the Casbah, birthplace of The Beatles and not to be missed. The next day found us here on Mathew Street and I have to say, if you're a Beatles fan... Read full review
    • D7041MIchristineh
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Excellent
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 5th October 2021
      Absolutely brilliant, so much to see and learn about Liverpools favourite sons. So pleased that Pete and Stuart’s stories were also included. Loved the layout, the music, and how the displays where... Read full review
    • Elaine C
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Unveiling by Julia Baird
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th October 2021
      Fantastic event with Julia Baird John's sister unveiling a piece of artwork done by one of John's friends. Always something new happening here. Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday10:0017:00
    Tuesday10:0017:00
    Wednesday10:0017:00
    Thursday10:0017:00
    Friday10:0017:00
    Saturday10:0017:00
    Sunday10:0017:00

    * See website for more details

    Awards

    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
    • Regional AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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